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Angie Manning

From music to culture and everything in between, Angie loves to promote what makes Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana a welcoming and enjoyable destination to visit. She is an artist, musician, singer-songwriter and pianist, and she loves exploring the great outdoors. She serves on the board of directors for the Arts Council of Southwest Louisiana and the state board of Keep Louisiana Beautiful. She is a past board member of the Lake Charles Symphony and Louisiane Acadie for French language preservation. 

Zydeco Roots in Lake Charles, LA

Famous Zydeco Musicians in History & Today One of the fascinating things about Louisiana is the beauty resulting from the cultural blending of its people and traditions, and music. At the heart of it, Zydeco and Cajun music share the accordion, but from there, Cajun music's main accompaniment to the…

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Changing Spaces - Furniture & Redecorating!

If you’re looking for some inspiration to transform your home, recently refurbished home or business, (umm…thank you, Laura), do we have a recommendation for you! My coworker, Kathryn, and I were encouraged to pay a visit to Changing Spaces since so many people are looking for furniture and décor…

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Buffi's Peaux Boys - Coming Back!

Text “Buffis” to 474747 to get personal updates. Everyone loves poboys! And, Buffi’s Peaux Boys in Lake Charles has been a crowd favorite for many years – even voted as one of the Top 20 Restaurants in Southwest Louisiana by locals. If you know anything about Louisiana, the competition for that top…

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How to Make a Mardi Gras Shoebox Float

A Fun Craft Idea for the Kids! We're carrying the 2021 Mardi Gras craft into 2022 so break out those arts and crafts skills and have fun with the kids, teach them about traditions & make a Mardi Gras Shoebox Float or two! You are only limited by your imagination – and maybe your tolerance for…

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